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this disturbing picture. it shows marines who are urinating on dead taliban fighters. staff sergeant joseph cham blin and staff sergeant edward daptola have been charged. there were three other marines who were also disciplined in this case. >>> and we are learning some really surprising new details and very specific new details about a deadly attack on camp bastion in afghanistan. it happened 11 days ago. may have seemed like a headline to you but when you hear the details, you will be surprised. the insurgents who attacks were wearing cross trainers as they snuck into the american encampment. two americans were killed in this attack, and our cnn pentagon correspondent barbara starr was able to get more of these details of the assault straight from the marines who themselves were under attack. >> we see flaming aircrafts, we see the enemy shooting at us. we're seeking cover. we're hearing small arms fire, ak-47s, pkms, and then at some point soon thereafter see another rpg shot towards us and towards our building. >> reporter: for the first time on television, u.s. marines tell cnn just how bad
with the taliban. the "times" reports american officials are essentially giving up on what was once a critical component of their strategy in afghanistan. they're opting for a far less ambitious plan that would have the afghans work out a deal among themselves once u.s. combat troops withdraw by the end of 2014. richard engel has been covering the conflict for nearly 11 years and filed this report from the afghan capital. >> reporter: this woman is about to die. executed for adultery. the man she was with got off scot-free, the taliban recently filmed this video of their justice as a warning and to say they're making a comeback. some 30 miles away in the village, we saw few signs of what the u.s. would consider progress in afghanistan and no evidence that the american plan to hand over to a credible, stable afghan government will work. these village elders tell me once u.s. troops leave, a civil war will begin and u.s.-trained afghan forces will not be able to stop it. >> are you preparing for this fight? are you already stockpiling weapons and ammunition and getting yourself ready? yes, we ar
video u.s. officials described as deplorable and disgusting. u.s. marines yur rating on dead taliban fighters and posing for pictures the corpses. two staff sergeants were charged in that incident for failing to supervise the junior troops. three other marines have already been punished in that case. >>> an update to the sexual hazing story we told you about yesterday. four students at a high school in southern california briefly taken into custody on suspicion of assaulting four younger soccer players. they were cited and released friday as the d.a.'s office investigated if any adults might have been involveded in this. the players were reportedly beaten with a stick, possibly aafta javelin and in one case, the stick was used to allegedly sodomize one of them. their coach is on leave now. >> awful. >>> a giant panda cub dies. the initial test reveals that the newborn which was six days old and weighed just four ounces, the cub was not crushed by the mother. the mother still cradles a toy in her den, a sign she's not transition from her mothering role. >>> next hour we'll talk to drd
to be court martialed for urinating on the bodies of taliban fighters last year. three other marines received administrative punishment last month. >>> hospitals around the country are being given a warning not to try to cheat the government through the use of computerized records technology. the justice department and health and human services are focusing on what's called upcoding or raising the severity of a patient's condition to get more money. >>> and it is peak viewing time for a beautiful sight, the northern lights. these spectacular photographs were taken over the past couple of days in yellow knife, canada. doesn't get much better than that >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,558 after falling 20 points yesterday. the s&p was down three. the nasdaq lost 19. >>> taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei gained 22 points while in hong kong the hang seng was up 3. >>> gloomy data out of europe and another corporate caution flag. stalled markets monday. minutes before the closing bell caterpillar
] >> kristin fisher is live near the white house this morning. >>> the taliban in afghanistan is sharing a new video. it says shows deadly attacks on nato forces showing insurgents wearing u.s. military uniforms and it shows them preparing for a mission to attack. the taliban hit the camp on september 14. you see people going through a chain link fence two marines died in a firefight at the end of that raid. it was also one of the most destructive attacks on allied forces. >>> trouble for another d.c. councilman and his campaign. this time it's michael brown. the washington examiner reports brown's reelection campaign did not report more than $8,000 in contributions. it cites an audit which shows the campaign also failed to report $13,000 in expenses. brown is already under scrutiny for $114,000 in missing funds, something he blames on his ousted campaign treasurer. >>> you've heard the phrase one bad apple can spoil the bunch. a few bad apples have spoiled the day for balance lieu i -- ballou high school students. three of them got ill. they were brought to the hospital after getting sick fro
. proudly a member of the taliban, he says no one encouraged him to do this. "look at our situation. the foreigners kill our people. insult our religion. burning the holy koran and making cartoons of our prophet mohammed. if we don't defend islam, then we are not muslim." suicide bombings and other attacks are now daily currencies in the war in afghanistan. and the methods of the insurgents are constantly changing, according to the prison boss, general muhammad khan. "the enemy don't use their own tactics. now they use women. sometimes children and teenagers. they even get dressed up in military uniforms. they don't fight face to face. they're coward." the taliban denies recruiting children as suicide bombers. the facts tell a very different story. authorities say just a few days ago a 10-year-old orphan boy managed to escape from insurgents who were going to make him wear a suicide vest so he could blow himself up in front of coalition troops. rujallah has a 4-year-old son who he says he loves and misses very much. when i asked him how he'd feel if his child was used as a suicide b
" on a monday morning, i'm savannah guthrie. >> i'm david gregory in for matt this morning. >>> the taliban is claiming responsibility for the deadly suicide bombing in eastern afghanistan overnight. >> they were targeting a military patrol in a crowded market. as we said, at least 14 people were killed, 3 americans among the dead. dozens were wounded. this comes one day after the u.s. military death toll in the war reached 2,000. we're going to get a live report, straight ahead. >>> also coming up, a remarkable story. a mom of three and a former beauty queen suffers a traumatic brain injury. to survive, doctors had to remove part of her skull and you will not believe where they kept it while she recovered. we'll talk to her coming up this morning. >>> all right. and you probably remember the girl we told you about last week, voted to her high school's homecoming court, but it was a prank. well, the big event was this weekend. how did she do? we'll hear from her. the community there really rallying around her. >>> we want to begin with a special nbc news network wide series at the brink. we
-martial two staff targets for urinating on the bodies of taliban fighters last year. three other marines received administrative punishment last month. >>> hospitals around the country are being given a warning not to try to cheat the government through the use of computerized records technology. the justice department and health and human services are focusing on what's called upcoding or raising the severity of a patient's condition to get more money. >>> and here's a beautiful sight for you. it is peak viewing time for a beautiful sight, the northern lights. these spectacular photographs were taken over the past couple of days in yellowknife, kana. >>> olympia snowe says she will publish a memoir and says the atmosphere in washington is to blame for congressional gridlock. >>> arnold schwarzenegger launches a think tank at the university of southern california. schwarzenegger says bipartisan cooperation is the key to solving the nation's problems and says, "you cannot just do it, my way or the highway." >>> at the clinton global initiative hillary clinton's run for the white house was
in case any other ieds have been laid on the road. recently the taliban have been planting ieds that are almost impossible to detect because they contain little if any metal. a sign the enemy is becoming much more sophisticated. lieutenant mohamed is leading this operation. the 30-year-old who oearns less than $300 a month tells me, i do this because it's my job. i'm prepared to lose my own life, but i don't want other people to die. at the beginning of the year the afghan army had no idea how to diffuse an ied other than to shoot it or set it on fire. now with the right training and equipment they have the skills to disable these deadly devices. after 20 minutes, the soldiers determine the site is clear claiming the taliban either removed it once it had been reported or a local took the ied to claim the $100 reward. in the last few months there have been alarming reports of the taliban returning and even overrunning checkpoints. the taliban are a resilient enemy and constantly trying to infiltrate the ranks. while there have been no insider attacks by the men under his watch, h
with the taliban. a member of the coalition telling the times a new goal will let africans work out the deal once coalition forces leave. the 2014 dead lane for combat operation weakens the chance for a deal. the race could determine which party controls the u.s. senate. republican senator scott brown and democrat elizabeth warren trade blows in their second debate for the massachusetts senate seat. warren once again facing the heat for becoming a native american. >> i have never used native american to get into college or law school or not to get hired in any job. >> senator brown making an appeal to all voters. >>> i don't work for anybody. i work for the people of massachusetts. that's what being an independent is all about. a good idea is a good idea regardless of where it comes from. that is evidenced my voting record and being named the least pardoned senator in the united states senate. >> it shows warren with 49 percent of the vote and brown with 45 percent. that's within a margin of error. if you have peanut butter in your cabinet it is 101 products after salmonella was link to do trader
the u.s. will do to prevent the country from obtaining a nuclear weapon. >>> new video from the taliban this morning they say shows militants getting ready for a deadly attack on a nato base earlier this month. 15 insurgents dressed in u.s. army uniforms broke into camp basti bastion, killed two marines, and destroyed six fighter planes. the video shows the militants practicing cutting through a fence and going over the attack in front of a white board. nbc news has not been able to independently verify the content of this video. >>> the u.s. and egypt are trying to repair relations after several attacks on the u.s. embassy in cairo. secretary of state hillary clinton and egyptian president mohamed morsi met in new york last night after the first high level meeting since the attacks. the two discussed the importance of defending u.s. diplomatic offices and morsi promised to take responsibility for their security. some have criticized morsi for what they view as a slow response after the attacks. both clinton and morsi are in new york for the u.n. general assembly. >>> new this morning,
. we had been there 6 1/2 years with no plan. we routed the taliban, we did not defeat them, and then we left and went to iraq. so president obama had to put a plan in place and a timetable to get it done. so it may not be as fast as we would all like, but the fact is, the cost of this war, in terms of our human treasure, the most important part, our young people, the casualties to their lives and to their physical well-being and their mental -- it's all physical, mental or not. so, yeah, i do think that this is taking to us a place where we should really understand that war, as a resolution of conflict, is an obsolete idea. and we should take the debate to a bigger place, a bigger place. i'll never get over the fact that president bush took us into war on a false premise, that he knew was false, that his administration knew was false, for a different agenda, and look how long we stayed in iraq. >> whether or not it ends up becoming an issue in the presidential race, is this a matter for congress to decide, in terms of when we leave, before the election or after the election
, also known as "el taliban", along with two associates yesterday. this morning, mexican authorities paraded him before the media, wearing a bulletproof vest. caballero leads a faction of the powerful zetas cartel. he's the third cartel leader to be captured this month. territorial disputes between the zetas and gulf cartels have led to widespread violence in northern mexico in recent weeks. the u.s. army paused today for mandatory suicide prevention training. record high rates prompted the army-wide initiative. the number of suicides among service members each year has nearly doubled since 2005. and from june to july of this year the number of suicides outpaced combat deaths of active-duty soldiers. the last stand-down training for suicide prevention was in 2009. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to jeff. > brown: the state department is temporarily withdrawing more staff from the u.s. embassy in tripoli, libya for what it called security reasons, according to a department official in new york. meanwhile, the obama administration is still trying to determine who w
when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives. the taliban did claim responsibility for that attack, but that also followed another deadly weekend where two more americans were killed including an american service member and an american civilian contractor that was training afghan security forces at a checkpoint in the province west of kabul. another insider attack when an afghan soldier approached them, pulled his weapon out and killed them. the americans fired back killing the assailant but also two more afghan soldiers. this eroding the trust between the u.s. and afghan security forces here. already this year alone, 31 americans have died because of these insider attacks. tamron? >> atia abawi, thank you very much. >>> nbc news special coverage of the crisis in the middle east is called "at the brink" and it continues tonight on nbc nightly news and all the platforms of nbc including msnbc. >>> still ahead, i'll talk to a political rhetoric expert about how the words, tone, answers at the debate could decide the winner and loser. he says romney needs to project a, quote, maturity
-martialed over videos described as deplorable and disgusting. u.s. marines urinating on dead taliban fighters last year and posing for pictures with the corpses. three other marines have already been punished in this case. >>> a review finds more than 1100 people in massachusetts are in state prison or county jails because of potentially tainted drug evidence. a former state chemist allegedly told law enforcement officials she mixed drug samples to create positive results. she has not been charged, but a criminal investigation is under way. >>> fast-moving wildfires are posing dangers in the west this morning. the body of an 82-year-old disabled man was discovered in a home in san diego county. the shockey fire has scorched about 2,000 acres so far and forced the evacuation of hundreds of people. another fire in oklahoma has been contained. about 100 firefighters battled the grass fire that threatened about a dozen homes and cled a state highway for much of the afternoon. >>> in your a.m. house call the discovery of a new virus. but exactly what is it? two men from the middle east became infe
in afghanistan, as we've always worried about, is afgnist is relytl r the taliban and partly run by a karzai-type government. and you end up having to cede space to taliban-pe forces or comeo some compromise with them that means that you go ki, ink, is the epicenter of everything that's really wrong and what's going to be dealt with. and if we could have more constructive relationships with pakistan, and that's very, very difficult, i understand that. if we could have a certainty that they would deal with their own intern lehe think that is the key to unlocking more peaceful relationships not just with the indian subcontinent but right across afghanistan. >> so mr. prime minister, your position at the u.n., you have the very small and easyask of making sur t u ve on the world's promise of making sure every child in the world has access to education by 2015. >> yeah. this is a silent emergency. i mean, it is tragic that today -- >> seems like impossible task >> 61 million childrenround e worl wil n b going to school because they've got no school to go to, no teacher, no classroom. and we've
taliban will be court- martialed. the incident became public in january after a video surfaced of four marines urinating on three dead men last july. the two marines were also charged with other misconduct. >>> solano county could lose money. officials say the budget cuts would severely effect travis air force base. they also say san diego county could lose the most. more than 100 -- rather $1 billion in cuts. right now lawmakers in washington, d.c. are considering an 18% cut to defense spending over the next 10 years. >>> a man accused of punching a san jose police officer in the face is punching several charges. police say it happened sunday amp when police responded to domestic violence calls. they say they found a man arguing with a woman trying to get inside the house. when police officers arrived that man allegedly punched the officer in the face. >>> well, the group home in the south bay is being sued over allegations of one of their staff members sexually abusing a child. emq's family first ignored a warning that a staff member was acting inappropriately towards a 12-year-old g
by a suicide bomber. the taliban has claimed responsibility. the program takes effect today. hospitals that have too many free admissions within 30 days of discharge are now liable for fines. medicare is one issue that may come up in this week's presidential debate. mitt romney heads to denver today to start his preparations. c-span is covering the debate wednesday at 9:00 p.m. eastern . those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. [video clip] >> when nations cheat in trade, i will do something. >> we have brought more trade cases against china in one term than the previous administration did in two. >> wednesday, president obama and mitt romney meet in their first debate. both candidates on screen on c- span. on c-span2, the multi camera version of the debate. follow our live coverage on c- span, c-span radio, and online at c-span.org. host: joining us now is gary johnson, former governor of mexico. he is the libertarian nominee. look at the major party candidates. what is missing in the debate and what do you bring to the table? guest: how about the truth, for starters. t
with the date, i think it shows our hand. our goal is to make for the taliban and al-qaida did not join forces and export terrorism a rabid the area. pakistan has nuclear weapons. respectfully disagree. i will rely on the generals on the ground and our commander in chief as to when you want to bring our troops home. it is very difficult to get into hypothetical spirit of rely on the word the president and his generals. >> a couple of others in a lightning rod. who is your choice for supreme court justice? >> let me see here. it is a great question. i think justice scalia is a great choice, justice kennedy. justice kennedy is obviously very good. justice roberts. i think they are very qualified people. >> that is the duty of being an independent. >> i do not need to pick one. i am proud of the once but we have. >> i think it would probably be elena kagen. >> let me ask you miss warren, i want to know why you in massachusetts has never elected a female senator or governor? >> i do not know. [laughter] >> no idea? does it trouble you? >> right now i am trying to do something about that. >> senato
helmet cam captures a gun battle with the taliban. it happened back in april. the soldier is heard yelling on the video, i'm hit, i'm hit. after running out without cover to draw fire away from his squad. officials say he suffered just minor shrapnel wounds from bullets which actually struck his weapon. >>> the white house confirming a hack attack on its computer system but says it was detected and foiled, and no classified information was at risk. officials are playing down a published report that hackers linked to china's government broke into a system used by the white house military office for nuclear commands. >>> all right we had some heart-stopping video out of new york city. a 72-year-old man desperately trying to escape a fire hangs on for dear life from this third floor apartment window. then, he lets go. there it is. wow. friends and neighbors below, they catch him. the whole thing, meanwhile, caught on cell phone video. local stations are reporting that ronnie poe did not suffer any broken bones. lucky man. >>> american airlines has grounded several of its 757s after a
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